Destinations, events and activity tourism

Wine Tourism Feasibility Study, Wealden

Wine Tourism Feasibility Study, Wealden

Client: Wealden District Council Wine tourism feasibility study - wine continues to be one of the fastest-growing agricultural products in the UK. English wines are enjoying a renaissance at the moment. Annual sales of wine made from grapes grown in England and Wales...

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Authurian heritage tourism, North Wales

Client: Six Local Authorities and the Wales Tourist Board The Wales Tourist Board and six counties in North Wales commissioned Planning Solutions to assess the potential to introduce a pan North Wales brand based upon the Arthurian legend. The study involved analysing...

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Thanet Accommodation Study

Thanet Accommodation Study

Client: Thanet District Council The investment in the cultural and tourism product, for example, the Turner Contemporary Gallery and Dreamland has transformed the visitor offer in Margate. The investment has helped to attract inward investment, raised the profile of...

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Destination Investment Plan

Client: Cardiff Capital Region In partnership with Peter Cole from Cole and Shaw cyf, Planning Solutions Consulting, worked with the South-East Wales Destination Management Group (DMG) to prepare a Destination Investment Plan (DIP) for the region, specifically to:...

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Dark Skies Tourism Destination Assessment

Dark Skies Tourism Destination Assessment

Working on a wider project for the City and County of Swansea Council at their two residential activity centres Ty Borfa and Ty Rhossili  we were also asked to carry out an assessment to create an internationally recognised dark skies tourism destination, which would...

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Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Client: Surrey County Council & Hampshire County Council Constructed between 1788 and 1794, The Basingstoke Canal runs for 32 miles through Hampshire to Surrey where it joins the Wey Navigation and beyond to the River Thames. It has a continuous tow path and has...

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Coastal Destination and Contingent Valuation, Whitby

Coastal Destination and Contingent Valuation, Whitby

Client: Royal Haskoning We worked as part of a team led by Royal Haskoning carrying out a contingent valuation exercise to evaluate the environmental value of the coastline and beaches along a 7 kilometre stretch around Whitby in North Yorkshire.  The coastline and...

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New Tourism Development in Kent

New Tourism Development in Kent

Client: Kent County Council On behalf of Kent County Council we managed a European funded programme to evaluate the potential for new tourism development in Kent (and the wider Transmanche Region), aiming to encourage inward investment within Kent and to add to the...

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Tourism Destination Development Strategy, East Kent

Tourism Destination Development Strategy, East Kent

Client: Tourism South East We formed part of a team alongside the former South East England Tourist Board and we were commissioned to research and develop a tourism destination strategy for the East Kent region. Our principal involvement related to the identification...

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Destination Development Adventure Tourism in Cumbria

Destination Development Adventure Tourism in Cumbria

Client: Cumbria Tourism The outdoor and adventure tourism sector has become an important part of landscape and economy of Cumbria with a strong focus in the Lake District. The Adventure Capital UK (Ad Cap) ‘brand’ has been created to co-ordinate and facilitate...

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Vision and Destination Development Action Plan North Wales

Vision and Destination Development Action Plan North Wales

Client: Tourism Partnership North Wales The team was commissioned by Tourism Partnership North Wales to prepare a new Vision and Destination Development Action Plan for the outdoor sector in North Wales. North Wales is internationally recognised as providing excellent...

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